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The Washington Nationals took the first two games of their three-game set with the Atlanta Braves and they go for the sweep this afternoon in a 4:00PM EDT start with Stephen Strasburg on the mound against Aaron Harang. TV: MASN 2, MLBN; RADIO: 106.7, 1500 AM.

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Atlanta Braves
@ Washington Nationals

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Aaron Harang

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy, 75°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. Kevin "No-Look" Frandsen- 3B

3. The WereWerth - RF

4. Adam "Graceful, Effortless" LaRoche - 1B

5. Asdrubal "Cabby" Cabrera - 2B

6. "Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing, Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - LF

7. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - SS

8. Jose "Ice Cream Man" Lobaton - C

9. Stephen Strasburg - RHP

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Today's Lineups

ATLANTA BRAVES WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Jason Heyward - RF Denard Span - CF
Phil Gosselin - SS Kevin Frandsen - 3B
Freddie Freeman - 1B Jayson Werth - RF
Justin Upton - LF Adam LaRoche - 1B
Chris Johnson - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B
Tommy La Stella - 2B Bryce Harper - LF
Christian Bethancourt - C Danny Espinosa - SS
B.J. Upton - CF Jose Lobaton - C
Aaron Harang - RHP Stephen Strasburg - RHP

• Strasburg vs the Braves:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Jason Heyward 32 28 12 3 0 1 4 3 5 .429 .500 .643 1.143 0 0 0 1 0
Freddie Freeman 30 22 10 1 0 3 9 6 4 .455 .533 .909 1.442 0 2 0 0 0
Chris Johnson 23 23 7 1 0 0 3 0 5 .304 .304 .348 .652 0 0 0 0 1
Justin Upton 23 21 6 0 0 1 3 1 7 .286 .348 .429 .776 0 0 0 1 2
B.J. Upton 21 19 3 1 0 1 2 2 10 .158 .238 .368 .607 0 0 0 0 0
Andrelton Simmons 15 14 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .143 .200 .143 .343 0 0 0 0 1
Emilio Bonifacio 12 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .200 .300 2 0 0 0 0
Evan Gattis 10 10 2 0 0 1 2 0 6 .200 .200 .500 .700 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Minor 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Tommy La Stella 6 6 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .333 .333 .833 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Ramiro Pena 5 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .750 .800 .750 1.550 0 0 0 0 0
Julio Teheran 4 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .500 .500 .750 1.250 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Doumit 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Constanza 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 0
Gerald Laird 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Ervin Santana 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 199 179 53 9 0 8 28 14 50 .296 .350 .480 .831 2 2 0 2 5
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Generated 9/10/2014.

• Harang vs the Nationals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 45 39 10 3 0 5 8 5 6 .256 .333 .718 1.051 0 1 1 0 0
Jayson Werth 24 22 3 0 1 1 1 2 10 .136 .208 .364 .572 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 16 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .125 .125 .125 .250 0 0 0 0 0
Nate Schierholtz 15 14 4 1 0 0 4 1 0 .286 .333 .357 .690 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 12 11 6 1 1 0 0 1 3 .545 .583 .818 1.402 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Hairston 11 10 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .273 .300 .573 0 0 0 0 0
Asdrubal Cabrera 10 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .125 .300 .125 .425 0 0 0 1 0
Kevin Frandsen 10 10 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .500 .900 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rendon 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .125 .000 .125 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 7 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .571 .571 .571 1.143 0 0 0 0 0
Denard Span 7 6 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 .333 .429 .667 1.095 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 5 5 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .200 .200 .800 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Tanner Roark 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Jose Lobaton 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Zimmermann 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Total 181 164 39 7 3 7 15 13 36 .238 .296 .445 .741 2 1 1 1 0
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Generated 9/10/2014.

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